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Japan

Travel map and Photo Blog - Japan

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Travelling to Hokkaido, Japan... arriving from (Sydney), then traveling to/through; Haneda (Kanto), Sapporo, Asahikawa, Kitami, Sapporo (Hokkaido), and back home via Haneda (Kanto), (Japan).



*** This trip has had to be re-scheduled, due to the current CO-VID19 crisis ***
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Japan Travel Route
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Other travels to Japan/Korea include;

Japan/South Korea 2012 - Traveling from Osaka to Seoul.
South Korea 2007 - Traveling around the unique island.
Tokyo 2004 - Exploring the urban megalopolis that is Tokyo.

Other Japanese/South Korean photos from my travels;

Japanese photos - (PhotoStream)





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Japan/Korea

Travel map and Photo Blog - Japan, South Korea

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Travelling to Japan/South Korea... arriving in Osaka (Kansai), (Japan) via Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), then travelling to/through; Osaka, Kyoto, (Kansai), Hiroshima (Chugoku), Fukuoka, Karatsu, Nagasaki, Shimabarra, Beppu, Fukuoka, (Kyushu), (Japan), Busan, Daegu, Seoul (South Korea), and back home via Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia).



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Dotombori-dōri
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The alleys and laneways of Dotombori are some of the liveliest in Osaka, very reminiscent of those in the movie 'Bladerunner', and which come alive after night-fall, a must for any visitor to experience! Osaka, Kansai, Japan.





Fushimi-Inari Taisha
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The famous 'Red Torii' path-way, of the Fushimi-Inari Taisha shrine, Kyoto, Kansai, Japan.





Golden Temple
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The famous Golden Pavilion of Kinkaku-ji, Kyoto, Kansai, Japan.





Pull Rickshaws
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Beautiful 'Old style', large-wheeled, Japanese pull-rickshaws, that take tourists around the town, Arashiyama, Kansai, Japan.





A-Bomb Dome
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The chilling memorial, of the destructive power of war on the local people, Hiroshima, Chugoku, Japan.





Yatai Stall
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One of the hundreds of popular Yatai stalls, that come out each evening and sell a variety of foods, Fukuoka, Kyushu, Japan.





Porcelain Bridge
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An exquisite porcelain tile clad bridge, in the artisan village, Okaewichi-yama, Kyushu, Japan.





Limited Express
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The ubiquitous Japanese train shot, in fact it's the 'Limited Express', my 'weapon of choice' when it comes to transport, Nagasaki, Kyushu, Japan.





Kannawa Hells
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'Hells or Jigoku' (ie. steaming hot volcanic waters), used for the city's 'Onsen', surging through the streets, Beppu, Kyushu, Japan.






Yamato-Zep Drummers
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The exciting Yamato-Zep 'Taiko' drumming troupe, during one of their traditional lively performances, Fukuoka, Kyushu, Japan.





It's Show-time!
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Mask at the annual 'International Mask Festival', Andong, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea.





Postman Delivers
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Postbox at the annual 'International Mask Festival', Andong, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea.





Jangseung
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Traditional Korean 'Jangseung', carved wooden totems, at the annual 'International Mask Festival', Andong, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea.





Woori Nara Gogigui
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While this may not be 'Gangnam-style', Korean Gogigui (BBQ meats cooked at your table), is one of my all time favourites, usually served with lettuce, Kimchi and an assortment of sauces, washed down with cold Soju, good enough to put a smile on anyone's face! Seoul, South Korea.





Jongno Tower
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One of the iconic buildings, on the city skyline, Seoul, South Korea.





Other travels to Japan/Korea include;

South Korea 2007 - Kimchi tour around the unique island.
Tokyo 2004 - Exploring the urban megalopolis that is Tokyo.



Other Japanese/South Korean photos from my travels;

Japanese photos - (PhotoStream)
South Korean photos - (PhotoStream)





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Tokyo

Travel Map and Photo Blog - Japan

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Travelling to Tokyo... arriving in Narita (Japan) via Amsterdam (Netherlands), then travelling to/through; Tokyo, Narita (Japan) and back home via Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)...



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Cleansing the Flesh
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Stone water basin or 'Temizusha', used to rinse the hands and mouth (the water dipper must not touch your lips) before entering the 'Meiji Jingu shrine', built for 'Emperor Meiji' (the father of modern Japan) and his 'Empress Shoken'. Harajuku, Tokyo, Japan.





Tickets to Heaven
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'Ema' or wooden wishing plaques, are 'vehicles to the gods' for wishes or prayers, at the 'Meiji-Jingu Shrine', Harajuku, Tokyo, Japan.





Sake Barrels
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Early morning shot of a wall of sake barrels, near the Meiji-Jingu Shrine, Harajuku, Tokyo, Japan.





Other travels to Japan/Korea include;

Japan/Korea 2012 - Traveling from Osaka to Seoul.
South Korea 2007 - Kimchi tour around the unique island.



Other Japanese photos from my travels;

Japanese photos - (PhotoStream)





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